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SENATE STATEMENT - Battle of Vimy Ridge - One Hundredth Anniversary

April 6, 2017
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Hon. Serge Joyal: Honourable senators, on Sunday, April 9, 2017, Canada, France and the United Kingdom will commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge, north of the city of Arras, 100 years after the four divisions of Canadian troops won a victory there over the German armed forces, who had occupied the ridge since October 1914. Read the text